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Sports Monday: Astros Swept by Cleveland

Posted on · The defending American League champion Cleveland Indians swept the Astros in three games at Minute Maid Park this weekend. Plus the Astros lost Dallas Keuchel and Brian McCann to injuries. And James Harden was named to the All-NBA First Team, but will his performance against the Spurs in the playoffs affect his shot at being […]

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Harden Heats Up NBA’s MVP Conversation

Posted on · What was billed as a showdown between MVP candidates did not disappoint. But James Harden and the Houston Rockets' dominant 137-125 win over Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday (March 26, 2017) did reveal a contrast in styles and depth. We discuss the game, the MVP race — and other developments in Houston […]

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Rainy Day Fund, and Texas Wildfires: Monday’s Show (March 27, 2017)

Posted on · The Texas Taxpayers and Research Association recently released a report exploring the creation and original purpose of the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, better known as the “rainy day fund." The report includes the history of the fund and analysis of how it has been used in the budget process over the past 30 years. On […]